Join YCD for an insightful professional development experience on how to meaningfully advance equity in your school.

This all-day event provides in-depth training and workshops focused on how school principals, assistant principals, activities directors, deans, counselors and other administrators can tangibly improve equity in their schools and districts.  We welcome administrators from both the middle school and high school level to attend.  The event qualifies for a 1/2 semester credit from the Colorado Department of Education.

The next Equity Leadership Institute for School Administrators will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education.  The schedule and program for this event is still being formulated. Please sign up for our mailing list to stay notified about this event, and feel free to contact us to share your ideas on what would be most helpful for your school and students.

Comments from Prior Participants

This event is being crafted based on a similar event offered for teachers annually, though the content for this Institute will be specifically designed for school administrators.  The sample comments below are from teachers who have attended YCD’s Institute previously.

This conference is just what I needed. I wish all teachers could get the message we’ve heard today.  Today was emotional – but so powerful.  I am grateful beyond belief that I can take part in such a powerful program.  The speakers have empowered me.  I leave today with a full mind and an overflowing heart.  Thank you!  This program will be a great service for many schools.  Please offer more conferences like this one.

Wonderful! Thanks for a very eye-opening session. You provided me with lots of thoughts and strategies I look forward to implementing.

This day was GREAT! It got me thinking about so many things I could be doing and need to do to improve the school community. I wish that we could make something like this possible for all of my colleagues.


The YCD Board of Directors works hard on fundraising to offset the majority of costs for the Institute.  While participation normally would require $200 per person, we are able to offer this unique event to school administrators for $75.  This cost includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack, in addition to the powerful speakers and presentations throughout the day.